CVE-2012-3518

NameCVE-2012-3518
DescriptionThe networkstatus_parse_vote_from_string function in routerparse.c in Tor before 0.2.2.38 does not properly handle an invalid flavor name, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and daemon crash) via a crafted (1) vote document or (2) consensus document.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2548-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tor (PTS)jessie (security), jessie0.2.5.16-1fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.2.9.15-1fixed
buster0.3.3.7-1fixed
sid0.3.3.9-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
torsource(unstable)0.2.3.20-rc-1low
torsourcesqueeze0.2.2.39-1mediumDSA-2548-1

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